From the National Archives, RG 109, Ch. 6, Vol. 707-709; “Letters Received and
Sent, Chimborazo Hospital. 1861-64.” 3 Vols: Vol. 708. p. 46
Medical Directors Office
Richmond Feby 11th 1863
A careful scrutiny of your morning
reports show that they are very carelessly and inaccurately kept. For the last
three months 674 men were committed to your care for whom you do not account.
You will call at once at this
office without delay and explain how these irregularities have been allowed.
Yr. Obt. Servant
Wm. A. Carrington
A. Med. Dir.
To Surgeon in Charge
[below, in different hand]
Jany 11th & 12 200